BETA PHOTO: Apple Cider, tall climb anchor beta. -"Slaves...
This area offers some more East Animas classic multi-pitch lines. This area offers some great moderates such as Apple Cider, and Texas Sucks. Just because they are moderate climbs doesn't mean leave your head game at home, these routes offer some scary moments that will make you scream out "MAN I LOVE THIS SPORT!!!"
Keep going down the trail past the waterfall and the 420 cave.
Weather station 3.5 miles from here
22 Total Routes
['4 Stars',3],['3 Stars',11],['2 Stars',5],['1 Star',3],['Bomb',0]
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Mountain Project's determination of some of the classic, most popular, highest rated routes for Apple Cider:
Apple Cider 5.8 5b 16 VI- 15 HVS 4c Trad, 2 pitches, 150'
The Slaves 5.11a 6c 22 VII+ 22 E3 5c Trad, 1 pitch, 80'
Punta Magna 5.11c 6c+ 24 VIII- 24 E4 6a
PG13 Trad, 2 pitches, 100'
Pandora 5.12a 7a+ 25 VIII+ 25 E5 6a Trad, 1 pitch, 120'
Chingadero 5.12 7b+ 27 VIII+ 26 E6 6b Sport, 1 pitch, 65'
Valhalla 5.12+ 7c 28 IX 27 E6 6b Trad, Sport, 2 pitches, 70'
The Matrix 5.13b 8a 29 IX+ 30 E7 6c Sport, 1 pitch, 80'
Featured Route For Apple Cider
The Corrections 5.13+ 8b 30 X- 31 E7 7a CO
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Like Jonathan Franzen's book by the same name, The Corrections is all about fixing old problems. In this climb's case, the culmination is one of Durango's best and, as of this time, hardest established routes.The line was aided many years ago; the first ascentionist left only a few studs and a bashie as evidence of his passage. After a reconnaissance on aid, Marcus re-envisioned this line as a free climb and began work. A month later, we had The Corrections.Begin by climbing Punta Magn...[more] Browse More Classics in CO
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By Marcus garcia
From: Durango, Co.
May 20, 2012
I added a new route just after you come out of the cave. I called it the Matrix. I redpointed it and Chris Barlow followed. We think it is about 13b. Bouldery start to a good rest to more boulder problems to the anchor. You can by pass the crux by using the tree behind you. It is a fun route.